David Whyte is Professor of Socio-legal Studies at the School of Law and Social Justice, University of Liverpool where he teaches sociology and critical criminology. His books for Routledge include Counter-Terorrism and State Political Violence (ed. with Scott Poynting), The Corporate Criminal (with Steve Tombs, 2015), Neoliberalism and the Moral Economy of Fraud (ed. with Jörg Wiegratz, 2016) and Corporate Human Rights Violations (with Stefanie Khoury, 2017). His other publications include How Corrupt is Britain? (ed., Pluto, 2015) and The Mythology of Business (Institute of Employment Rights, 2015). He is an Executive Committee member of the Institute of Employment Rights and an Advisory Board member of Corporate Watch.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
His research seeks to understand how we can challenge the criminal and socially destructive activities of states and corporations. His current research is concerned with the relationship between law and corporate power, and the development of alternatives to the corporation.